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Master Docker: The Complete Toolkit - Vendor Ecosystem

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Master Docker: The Complete Toolkit - Vendor Ecosystem

In this installment of our series of comprehensive Docker resources, we take a look at the vendor ecosystem that exists for Docker.

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Amazon ECS

Amazon ECS

Amazon ECS is the CaaS platform from AWS.

Key Features:

  • Based on the leading cloud service AWS EC2, Amazon’s EC2 Container Service (ECS) is AWS’ response to the excitement around Docker.
  • If your organization is mostly invested in AWS, ECS is a great way to transition to Docker.

Azure Container Service

Azure Container Service

Azure Container Service is Microsoft’s answer to AWS’ ECS.

Key Features:

  • Makes it easy to manage and scale containers.
  • Works best if you already use a lot of Azure resources.

CoreOS

Tectonic

CoreOS is one of the most innovative organizations in the container space today.

Key Features:

  • Created an alternative container runtime to Docker named rkt (rocket).
  • Rkt addresses some security issues.
  • Their Tectonic platform is an end-to-end Container as a Service (CaaS) platform powered by Kubernetes.
  • One of the key members of the Kubernetes open-source project.

Google Container Engine (GKE)

Google Container Engine

Google Container Engine is Google’s CaaS solution.

Key Features:

  • Considering Google open sourced Kubernetes, GKE is heavily Kubernetes-centric.
  • Kubernetes management can be complex, but GKE makes it simple.

Kismatic

Kismatic

Kismatic provides Kubernetes as a service.

Key Features

  • This is one of the easiest ways to run a set of Kubernetes clusters.
  • Kismatic is transitioning from being a PaaS platform after being acquired by Apprenda.

Mesosphere

Mesosphere

Mesos is one of the first container orchestrators.

Key Features:

  • Along with Kubernetes and Docker Swarm, Mesosphere DC/OS is one of the top 3 container orchestration platforms available today.

Red Hat Openshift

Red Hat OpenShift

Red Hat throws its hat into the managed Kubernetes space.

Key Features:

  • Brings Red Hat’s experience of running open source software at enterprise scale to Kubernetes.

Weave

Weave

Weave is a Docker networking tool. Networking is complex given the scale and complexity of a containerized application, but Weave makes networking with Docker easier and more manageable.

Key Features:

  • Simplifies monitoring and deployment for containers and microservices.
  • Deploy containerized apps faster.
  • Query across hosts, services, and metrics.

Stay Tuned

We'll continue on with our Docker resource roundup, providing you with a list of helpful tutorials, tools, and assets to help you along your Docker journey. Next up, we'll talk about Docker experts.

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